Jennifer Lopez donating 1m to hurricane relief

Jennifer Lopez donating 1m to hurricane relief

Ms. Lopez said that the Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and the New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner were both "giving a significant contribution to this cause".

Lopez shared that together with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, they were working to spearhead "additional relief efforts" to "rush the relief that our brothers and sisters in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean desperately need".

Some two dozen Iowa National Guard soldiers are leaving the state Tuesday for duty in Puerto Rico.

"I've been so moved by the initial responses", she continued. "It made me feel good that someone saw her", Quiles said of her mother. "We are concerned for them and for everyone on the island".

On Friday, Lopez took to Instagram in order to urge her fans to help in any way they can, while revealing that she still hasn't been able to get in touch with family members in Puerto Rico.

"It's very hard to get everything there, as we're seeing now - trying to get things on planes and trying to get the logistics set up on the ground", Cuomo said.

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"The conditions are dire", the star told PEOPLE.

"Our focus and priority continues to be on the safety and health of our employees and the recovery efforts for all the families of Puerto Rico", said Crowley's John Hourihan, senior vice president and general manager, Puerto Rico services. "This is clearly a critical disaster in Puerto Rico", Rossello told the Washington Post on Sunday night.

In other developments, the confirmed death toll rose to 27 on the small island of Dominica, up from 15 deaths previously.

As a school girl, Zenaida Fernandez Quiles was allowed every summer to travel to her grandmother's home in Puerto Rico - the home Quiles was born in.

He said the people of Puerto Rico need help, and he called for something like the Marshall Plan, which rebuilt Europe in the wake of World War II. They are now financing needs assessment efforts to identify and prioritize the most critical community needs, and long-term structural and power repairs to the most vulnerable communities. And the Navy ship USS Kearsarge ferried Marine and Navy teams into the Roosevelt Roads area of Puerto Rico to clear main roads and the airfield to bolster air support to the overall relief effort, said Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning.

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